Small Business Set-Aside Contracts Reach 23% Goal

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The federal government reached its small business contracting goal for the first time in eight years, awarding 23.4% ($83.1 billion) in federal contracts to small businesses, according to the SBA’s Small Business Scorecard.

Agencies also awarded a higher percentage of contracts to businesses in specific socio-economic categories:

  • service-disabled veteran-owned small business: 8.6 %
  • women-owned small businesses: 4.3 %
  • service-disabled veteran owned:  3.4 %
  • HUB-Zone program: 1.3 %
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